Junior Technical Sailing Shirts and Rash Guards
Technical sailing shirts and rash guards for kids and juniors are available in both long and short sleeves, and in mock turtle neck, t shirt and polo styles. Technical shirts are fast drying and work as a moisture-wicking base layer or on their own as a UV top. Most tech shirts designed for sailing also include anti-microbial technology and are mildew resistant. Technical shirts provide UV protection, some even up to 50 UPF. Especially for dinghy sailing, rash guards protect the body from irritation caused by a harness or PFD. These tops provide a high degree of UV protection when worn as a standalone piece. Made of Lycra or similar materials, rash guards have flatlock seams to prevent irritation or chafing. Most rash guards are made with a six panel construction to allow for a greater range of motion. Rash guards fit close to the skin and can be worn as part of a layering system.